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1962

  • Work on this object began.

1967

  • Work on this object ended.

1991

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2019

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Sheet Samples (USA), mid-1960s

This is a Sheet samples. It was produced by Auburn Fabrics Inc.. It is dated mid-1960s and we acquired it in 1991. Its technique is 100% sheet metal bonded to 100% cotton backing and embossed. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Gift of Everett Turk.

Its dimensions are

(a) warp 60cm (23.5"), weft 23cm (9") (b) weft 22cm (8.5"), warp 13cm (5") (c) weft 23cm (9"), warp 13cm (5") (d) weft 20cm (8"), warp 13cm (5") Pattern: warp 17cm

It is inscribed

Auburn Silks; style 11000/3; width 45"; content 100% sheet metal bonded to 100% cotton; Auburn Fabrics, Inc., 215 West 40th St., New York, 10018, 212-LOngacre 5-7239

Cite this object as

Sheet Samples (USA), mid-1960s; Produced by Auburn Fabrics Inc. ; (a) warp 60cm (23.5"), weft 23cm (9") (b) weft 22cm (8.5"), warp 13cm (5") (c) weft 23cm (9"), warp 13cm (5") (d) weft 20cm (8"), warp 13cm (5") Pattern: warp 17cm; Gift of Everett Turk; 1991-25-16-A/D

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